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Study Report

Study Number: SC-502-006-1-1-International-ICPSR-1948

Subject Area: Social Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: World handbook of political and social indicators II: raw data, 1950-1967.  [machine-readable data file] / Hudson, Michael C.  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 5029

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: 1 volume hard copy.

Abstract: This file contains two sets of raw data. One dataset contains information used to construct aggregate measures of fractionalization and concentration, the other contains data used to construct measures of inequality. The fractionalization and concentration data are recorded for each city, political party, etc., for these variables: city populations, ethnic groups, language groups, export commodities, export receiving countries, distribution of votes by political party, and distribution of seats in the lower legislative house. The inequality data are recorded as distributions of farms, acreage, labor forces and gross domestic product. Data were collected by the World Data Analysis Program at Yale University.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 2 data files + machine-readable documentation.


SUBJECT TERMS: acreage. agriculture. cities. cross-national. ethnicity. exports. labor force. language groups. national attributes. nations. political indicators. political parties. political system characteristics. population. social attitudes and behavior. trade.


Taylor, Charles L., and Michael C. Hudson. World HANDBOOK OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL INDICATORS, Second Edition, New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1972.

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